Received a job offer to go client side the day I found out I am pregnant again. I know I qualify for mat leave, but am unsure if I tell them before I start. I have a history of first trimester loss.
I am humbled and in a state of shock. My best friends father (who is a client) has spinal cancer and been given a very short time to live. No bullshit jokes on this please, just tell me what VA will give me the best DB.
Might be a paranoid mom question - my 16 month old is starting daycare next week. So far, I’ve had virtual interviews/meet and greet sessions with the daycare staff. Today we went in for our in-person orientation and I noticed that my child is the only non-white kid in his class of 8. Not entirely shocking, but in my head (and having seen pictures in their catalog) I was hoping there would be a little more diversity. Should I be worried about my kid feeling left out because he looks different?
The show Secretly Pregnant is so messy but helps the day go by faster lol. What’s your guilty pleasure?
My SO has been a pot smoker for nearly 20 years. He's smoked nearly daily since he started in college, sometimes multiple times a day. I've always had issues with it, but since he was high functioning I didn't mind it too much until we recently had a child together. After baby was born, he continues to smoke multiple times a day and didn't have a problem with his family smoking in the house until I called him out and got into a huge fight. Continued in the comment...
Advice needed-I’m 30 weeks pregnant and constantly getting dumped on at work (in industry now). I’m high risk (gestational diabetes & hypertension) and have been clear with my all male management team that I’m high risk. Still, they are steady trying to pull me into new projects while I’m actively leading one of the most high profile projects in the org. From a career standpoint, I appreciate it, but I cannot physically keep up the way I used to and feel like I’m risking my and my baby’s health.
Has anyone gone on maternity or paternity leave while going up for promotion in the same year that is willing to share story or any impact?
I have so much mom guilt sending my baby to daycare. She’s 6 months old. The transition has been harder on me than her (she seems fine and happy, just isn’t sleeping well there yet) but I wonder if I should try and find a different solution. Part time nanny, part time daycare? We can’t afford a nanny full time. If I’m WFH and we have a nanny part time is it realistic that I’d see her during the day or am I kidding myself?
One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
I may have to go bankrupt due to a medical situation in my family where I had to borrow a lot of money to help my mother. Is this something that would hurt me with potential employers?
Baby is almost 6mo and has a flat spot on the back of his head (right side). The pediatrician referred us to a physical therapist who suggested exercises that have him look the opposite way of his flat spot. They said PT is just as effective as a helmet if done early. But we put him in daycare during the day and I don’t know for sure if he’s getting a proper amount of “baby exercise”. Anyone ever been in a similar position? I wanted to avoid a helmet but thinking it may be best.
👩👧 Anyone lost their mother when they were young? I’m in my mid 30s, and the older I get, the harder it feels (counter intuitively) ➡️
Am I burnt out, lazy, or pregnant? Jk I’m always this fatigued, but I’ve officially hit the quarantine burnout wall I thought I’d been avoiding :/
If I don’t get my green card this year (after being in US for 12 years) should I just move to Canada? What are the prospects? I have been wanting to get an MBA. Should I just go there to study? I am mid 30s with a kid so there will be some adjustments. Anyone did this?
Talk to me about au pairs. What was your experience? How much did it cost? What service did you use to find one? I have a baby and a toddler and they go to a great small daycare but we are moving and I am considering hiring an au pair instead of hunting for a daycare that I am comfortable with.
So I'm just going to put it out there, how realistic is it to have a child while being a women consultant?
It seems Campaign article on parental leave has made many rethink their attitude on the subject. Shame on you for only changing when you feared for yr reputation. And not when employees demanded it.
D fishes. If you didn’t get selected in H1B lottery, and this was your last attempt, worry not. I too sailed on the same boat. Now I am on day 1 CPT. There is a brighter side to this. IM/email me for more details.
Hi ladies! I’m a maid of honor and would love your thoughts on ideas for a bachelorette party (~4 hrs) in the Stamford area. The bridesmaids are not party people. They enjoy board games, nature, cooking, tea tastings, pastries, ice cream, yoga, and swing dancing. Any ideas for things we can do? Thanks SO MUCH 💕 never planned something like this before...
Creative ideas on saying goodbye to great client needed: Hi folks. Ive been working for the last year with an enormously nice client (VP) and we have a super great working relationship. I was managing the project myself as primary contact for him. Here in Europe, covid still impacts travels. I will be rolling off the project in 5 weeks and just saying Goodbye via a teams meeting feels not being enough. Any creative ideas on how to gracefully saying thx and goodbye?
Do I need to put in my 2 weeks after the perfomance bonus pays out to get it? Or will it pay out if I put them in before but am still employed on Oct. 15th?
3 Offers. What to pick? Tech consulting at EY FSO M - 175k + 15k signon Ops Consulting at PwC - SM - $180k + 30k signon Financial Advisory at Deloitte - M $170k + 20k signon
I hope everyone is taking the opportunity to get out and vote for candidates that are PRO EDUCATION! Our votes can impact us, our students, our colleagues, etc. (By the way, our Union shared how many educators are not taking advantage of voting and those votes would have flipped some races to PRO EDUCATION CANDIDATES!).
DFW Uber - Every driver I get has some great "investment opportunity" or is "about to get back into consulting".
Google recruiter wants to do technical screening questions for an SE role. Is this normal? I’ve never had a recruiter get into technical conversations with me before. This is for a data position btw.
Is it a bad idea to look for a new role before Christmas bonus season? This market makes me want to start looking but it feels shortsighted to leave money on the table.
I tend to do a lot of actual work, talk only "cut to the chase" points, and I hate the lengthy useless talking and no structure type of person. Very delivery focused. Will I ever be successful?
Agree or Disagree? Remote teaching = more parental involvement. If you agree, do you think this is for the best, or are they getting TOO involved?
Does anyone have recommendations for a (paid) coach for a couple sessions before advanced degree first round with BCG next week? I've done a ton of cases with other candidates, including some people that have gotten offers, but I feel like some experienced interviewer feedback would be useful; didn't make it past first round McK so I imagine a small investment to improve would be worth it?
Considering buying one of those «sit/stand desk converters». Any recommendations? https://www.vivo-us.com/collections/manual-desk-risers/products/desk-v000k Is it too late, or do we think WFH will last for a long while still, or will WFH 2-3 days a week become expected.
Hi, I have more than 5+ years of experience in Performance Testing and engineering. I do not want to continue in tech. Want to switch to management. So planning to do a PMP course. Really confused about the consequences after the course, whether I'll be able to successfully get a management role or not. Anyone have any thoughts or suggestions for me? Any guidance is appreciated.
Campus hire. New to investing/retirement savings. I know it’s important to “max out my 401(k)” so I selected my pre-tax 401k contribution to the % that my employer matches to on my account. Is that al
Greenberg Atl first year pay?
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